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The Caged Ballot

The Caged Ballot

A week before last Thanksgiving, a group of Republican attorneys gathered at the tony Madison Club a few blocks from the Wisconsin State Capitol to learn what they could do to help reelect President
To the Rescue: D-Nice, Michelle Obama Join Forces for Voter Registration 'Couch Party'

To the Rescue: D-Nice, Michelle Obama Join Forces for Voter Registration 'Couch Party'

While he has yet to make his auspicious debut in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, DJ D-Nice is a whole ass superhero. Read more...
Bernie Sanders' Path to Victory Looks Mighty Slim

Bernie Sanders' Path to Victory Looks Mighty Slim

DETROIT—Bernie got his ass kicked and it’s not looking any better moving forward.Read more...
New poll: Trump is winning over black and Hispanic voters in record numbers in key swing state of Florida

New poll: Trump is winning over black and Hispanic voters in record numbers in key swing state of Florida

With Americans increasingly saying the Democratic Party has moved too far to the left and record low unemployment levels among minorities, it's no surprise that a new poll shows President Donald
Cornel West, What You Doin'?

Cornel West, What You Doin'?

FLINT, Mich—Political surrogates for presidential candidates have a tough job. Read more...
How to See Yourself in a Presidential Candidate

How to See Yourself in a Presidential Candidate

The crumbling of Elizabeth Warren’s presidential campaign just after Super Tuesday also spelled the end, many have mourned, of the most diverse primary field in history. The 2020 Democratic race
Black voters have no choice but to vote Democrat due to 'structural white supremacy,' says MSNBC's Chris Hayes

Black voters have no choice but to vote Democrat due to 'structural white supremacy,' says MSNBC's Chris Hayes

MSNBC host Chris Hayes said that while white voters can choose between either major political party in the United States, black voters can only be Democrats because of "structural white
Is It Too Late for Bernie Sanders to Win Over Black Voters?

Is It Too Late for Bernie Sanders to Win Over Black Voters?

What the past week tells us about Black voting patterns in the Democratic primary and what might happen going forward.
Black Voters Are the Most Influential Voting Bloc in the Country. Their Generational and Regional Differences Are Worth Exploring

Black Voters Are the Most Influential Voting Bloc in the Country. Their Generational and Regional Differences Are Worth Exploring

The immediate wake of Super Tuesday went more or less as predicted: some jubilation, some anger, and a lot of punditry on overdrive as those invested in the Democratic presidential nomination
Texas Man Waits Six Hours in Line to Cast Vote on Super Tuesday

Texas Man Waits Six Hours in Line to Cast Vote on Super Tuesday

Republicans have consistently done their best to rig elections in their favor, often at the expense of black voters. If it’s not racially biased gerrymandering it’s closing polling stations in
Scarborough: Southern Black Voters Can't Take Chances on Sanders' 'Esoteric Theories'

Scarborough: Southern Black Voters Can't Take Chances on Sanders' 'Esoteric Theories'

During a Thursday panel discussion about the importance of the black vote in the 2020 Democratic presidential primary, MSNBC "Morning Joe" host Joe Scarborough explained why black voters in the South

Black voters gave Biden a needed turnaround

Black voters in the South delivered the jolt that resolves a lot of questions about the Democratic ticket.
There Is No Such Thing as the 'Black Vote'

There Is No Such Thing as the 'Black Vote'

Once, for about an hour, on a hot day in July 2007, I was not black.Read more...
Despite Massive Republican Voter Suppression, Black Voters In Texas Waited Hours To Vote

Despite Massive Republican Voter Suppression, Black Voters In Texas Waited Hours To Vote

The real headline out of Texas isn't just Joe Biden's surprise victory. (Even though it was.) The real story is that despite the Texas GOP closing 750 voting places in black and brown communities,
The Deification of the Older Black Voter

The Deification of the Older Black Voter

Joe Biden is surging. Following a blowout win in the South Carolina primary, the former Vice President has received a much needed Super Tuesday boost in states like Virginia and Texas, where he and
Black Activists Literally Turned Their Backs on Mike Bloomberg. Will Black Voters Do the Same?

Black Activists Literally Turned Their Backs on Mike Bloomberg. Will Black Voters Do the Same?

“There's anger and hostility,” Martin Luther King III told VICE News.
Texas Has Closed Hundreds of Polling Stations—Most of Them in Places Where Black and Latinx Populations Are Growing

Texas Has Closed Hundreds of Polling Stations—Most of Them in Places Where Black and Latinx Populations Are Growing

Racial demographic changes in Texas over the last decade have led political experts and activists to view the state, once considered a conservative stronghold, as a battleground state. But as Texas’
Amy Klobuchar's homecoming rally canned after Black Lives Matter protesters seize stage

Amy Klobuchar's homecoming rally canned after Black Lives Matter protesters seize stage

Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D) was forced to cancel a presidential campaign rally in her home state on Sunday after protesters occupied the stage for over an hour shouting "Black Lives Matter,"